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Re: Problem on GNU/Hurd systems w.r.t. process substitution


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Problem on GNU/Hurd systems w.r.t. process substitution
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 13:50:47 -0500
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Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> There seems to be a problem with bash's usage of named pipes on GNU/Hurd
> systems.

Bash uses named pipes for process substitution only if /dev/fd (or the
Linux variant, /proc/self/fd) is not available.  I'd check config.h to
see which is being used (look for HAVE_DEV_FD) before investigating
further.

(Or you could simply run `echo <(echo a)' and see what's displayed.)

Chet

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